Senior Manual Test Engineer (Freelance)

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NB: This is a freelance / contract role in which you will be required to be on-site five (5) days per week in the Hague. An immediate starting date will make you a more interesting candidate.

Would you like to contribute to the development and validation of cutting-edge medical devices? Are you a manual test engineer? Do you want to be part of a dynamic team that focuses on both software and hardware aspects of medical technology?

Our client is at a pivotal stage in enhancing their medical device technology. The biggest challenge you’ll face is ensuring rigorous testing and compliance with regulatory standards while working on both software and hardware validation.

I’m looking for someone who:

  • Holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • Has at least 10 years of experience in manual testing.
  • Possesses a minimum of 2 years’ experience in manual testing of applications that are to be run on Windows desktop systems.
  • Has completed at least one contract in a non-corporate or small/medium-sized company for at least 6 months.
  • Understands V&V processes and regulatory compliance deeply.
  • Holds ISTQB or TMap certification.
  • Demonstrates strong analytical, troubleshooting, and communication skills.
  • Has professional verbal and written English skills.

Who is interested in:

  • Designing and executing manual test plans and scripts for both software and hardware validation.
  • Engaging in all V&V process phases to ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Documenting defects, collaborating on solutions with engineering teams, and verifying outcomes.
  • Evaluating product quality, reporting results, and suggesting enhancements.
  • Providing timely reports on testing activities and outcomes.

For a company who:

  • Hourly rate is to be discussed depending on your fit to the requirements.
  • Is advancing in the medical device industry with a focus on innovation.
  • Provides a collaborative and challenging environment.
  • Values deep expertise in testing and regulatory compliance.

We know we ask a lot but encourage you to apply even if you fit 80% of the role.

Apply now! Chat first? Call Nezar Lourens at 020 305 8545 or e-mail me at to learn more about this exciting opportunity.

Keywords: Manual testing, Verification, Validation, regulatory compliance, ISTQB, TMap, Windows OS, medical devices, software validation, hardware validation


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